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Inspiring our future foresters

by Jenny Everitt, Contributor on 21 February 2018

Inspiring our future foresters in some of the best local woodlands, Teaching Trees provides free curriculum linked outdoor education sessions to primary schools.

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The value of trees to farming

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 20 February 2018

Michael Gove has repeated his views that trees, woods and hedges are an integral part of the future for farming.

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What happens to tree seeds at the Millennium Seed Bank?

by Martha Boalch, Citizen Science Officer on 20 February 2018

We take a closer look at what happens to the tree seeds our volunteers send to the Millennium Seed Bank for the UK National Tree Seed Project.

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Farmers unite to green up the Glens

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 19 February 2018

One of Northern Ireland’s most iconic landscapes is in the limelight thanks to a five-year project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Farming with trees

by David Rose, Farmer on 16 February 2018

Read the fourth in the collection of essays we presented to policymakers at a reception at the Houses of Parliament in December 2017.

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Ashes to ashes: the inevitable impact of ash dieback

by Vincent Crump, Consultant editor on 15 February 2018

As deadly dieback grips Britain, the sun is setting on many of our 128 million ash trees. The latest issue of Broadleaf tells how we are fighting back – and how you can help.

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Cast your Tree of the Year vote before time runs out!

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 14 February 2018

We’ve got until 28 February to help make the Gilwell Oak the European Tree of the Year.

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Planting on crofts just got easier

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 14 February 2018

Scottish crofters will find it easier to plant trees after Woodland Trust Scotland and Forestry Commission Scotland worked together to simplify the grant process.

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Moto and school kids show planting power

by James Martin, Content editor on 13 February 2018

Our partner the Moto In The Community Trust has helped school children in Reading and Tamworth to plant more than 200 trees.

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Homemade gift ideas for Valentine's Day

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 08 February 2018

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to show your loved ones how much you care about them. Why not show it with some homemade gift ideas or a special romantic outing! (Photo: WTML/ Michael Heffernan)